Former NFL defensive tackle Tony Siragusa died on Wednesday, according to the Baltimore Ravens. He was 55. "Goose," as his fans would call him, played for the Indianapolis Colts for seven seasons from 1990 to 1996, and then signed with the Ravens in 1997. He was a member of Baltimore's Super Bowl XXXV team, and retired following the 2001 season. "I...

There was little debate about who the greatest quarterback in NFL history was on Jan. 28, 1990, shortly after Joe Montana and the 49ers made mincemeat of the Broncos' defense in Super Bowl XXIV. The blowout victory gave San Francisco its fourth Super Bowl win since 1981. The win also gave Montana a record third Super Bowl MVP award, as the man know...

Gino Cappelletti, a former AFL Most Valuable Player and original member of the Boston Patriots who was part of the franchise for five decades as a player, coach and broadcaster, has died. He was 89. Cappelletti died Thursday at his home in Wellesley, Massachusetts. His death was announced by the New England Patriots on Thursday. No cause of death w...

Habakkuk Baldonado, a star defensive lineman from the University of Pittsburgh (PITT), is projected to go pro in the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft. Thing is, Baldonado didn’t learn to play ball on Pennsylvania’s high school circuit, he took up the game in his hometown — Rome, Italy — on an American football team. Yes, Italians play “our” versio...

An historic development was confirmed today, as the FIGC ruled that from July 1, 2022 women’s football in Italy will become professional. The paperwork was completed by the Federation, having started the process back in 2020. “The process for women’s football is definitive, finally we have the norms in place to ensure this will be a professional sp...

Chris Riverso, former Director of Football Operations and Recruiting Coordinator at Grambling State University, was named Director of Football Operations at Fordham University it was announced by head coach Joe Conlin. Riverso arrived at Rose Hill after spending the 2021 season as the Director of Football Operations and Recruiting Coordinator at Gr...

Players and coaches from three state-championship teams are among more than three dozen people who will be honored May 16 at the sixth annual San Francisco High School Awards, presented by the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club. The football teams from Balboa and Sacred Heart Cathedral and the Stuart Hall boys basketball team will be feted in a ba...

Rod Marinelli won't be on anyone's sideline when the 2022 season gets underway. The 72-year-old is reportedly planning to retire from the NFL this offseason, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, ending a professional coaching career that spans nearly three decades. Marinelli most recently coached for the Las Vegas Raiders, joining the team in 2020 afte...

It is Super Bowl Sunday and at the end of today's game, one team will go home with the coveted, Vince Lombardi Trophy, named after the legendary Italian American NFL coach. Lombardi was born in 1913, in Brooklyn to immigrants from Salerno, Italy. Lombardi and his siblings faced intense discrimination, outside of their neighborhood, due to their Ita...

Joe Montana never enjoyed looking over his shoulder. So perhaps it should come as no surprise the legendary 49ers quarterback believes Jimmy Garoppolo shouldn’t have to either. During an appearance on The Ringer’s “Slow News Day,” Montana made it clear he feels John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan should retain Garoppolo as the team’s starting quarterback...